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Federal Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 Amendments Electronic Filing

Amendments are part and parcel of the tax return, gives us an option to correct or update the tax data reported with the Internal Revenue Service. Form 2290 Amendments allows truck taxpayers to correct the Taxable Gross Weight and the Mileage Use Limit reported in the original tax return.

Electronic filing makes it easy to prepare and report tax 2290 amendments on a reported vehicle with-in the current tax year. In form 2290 the amendments refer to changes, additional tax is applicable on a amendment return and that can be paid electronically. The IRS watermarked Schedule 1 proof is made available instantly once the amendment is approved.

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Tax Form 2290IRS Form 2290 Amendments:

When reporting an original Form 2290, Heavy Motor Truck Tax with IRS for the tax year, you would have changed some information like VIN, Gross Weight, Mileage Limit then IRS wants you to file amendments to the originally filed form 2290. There are three types of amendments available for form 2290

For a vehicle that will be used within 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) during the period, it can be reported as a suspended/exempt vehicle from tax liability.

Suspended/Exempt Vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit:

Once a suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage use limit, the tax becomes due. Mileage use limit means the use of a vehicle on public highways 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle is used during a complete tax period, regardless of the number of owners.

We will figure the tax based on the month the vehicle was first used in the period. The tax due has to be paid to the IRS by available Payment Options. By e-filing the amended Form 2290, by the last day of the month following the month in which the mileage use limit was exceeded.

A corrected schedule-1 copy with the VIN and other details will be stamped by IRS and the same will be sent to you by email. You have the option of printing the corrected Schedule-1 copy by logging into your personal account. You also have the option to subscribe for a copy by FAX.

Additional Tax from Increase in taxable gross weight:

The taxable gross weight of a vehicle increases during the period and the vehicle falls in a new category then you are suppose to report an 2290 Amendment and pay the tax due on time.

For instance, an increase in maximum load customarily carried may change the taxable gross weight.

Report the additional tax for the remainder of the period on Form 2290, e-file Form 2290 and Schedule 1 by the last day of the month following the month in which the taxable gross weight increased.

Figure the additional tax using the following:

1. Identify the month the taxable gross weight increased.

2. Determine the new taxable gross weight category.

If the increase in taxable gross weight occurs in July after you have filed your return, you still have to report a new amendment form for the additional tax.

A corrected schedule-1 copy with the VIN and new category [Gross Weight] will be stamped by IRS and the same will be sent to you by email. You have the option of printing the corrected Schedule-1 copy by logging into your personal account. You also have the option to subscribe for a copy by FAX.

VIN Correction:

If you are correcting a vehicle identification number (VIN) listed on a previously filed Schedule 1 (Form 2290). While reporting a Form 2290 for your vehicle, by mistake if you have filed for a wrong Vehicle Identification Number [VIN] then you have to file a new amendment for VIN correction.

A corrected schedule-1 copy with the correct VIN and other details will be stamped by IRS and the same will be sent to you by email. You have the option of printing the corrected Schedule-1 copy by logging into your personal account. You also have the option to subscribe for a copy by FAX.

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